Jane Eisner


An Unlikely Friendship Between 2 Men of Letters

By Jane Eisner

An Unlikely Friendship Between 2 Men of Letters
Cartoonist Tony Auth, who recently died at 72, was rightly lauded for his independence and skill. Jane Eisner recalls the extraordinary collaboration he shared with author Chaim Potok.Read More


A Disgusting Reflection

By Jane Eisner

A Disgusting Reflection
On a visit to the Jewish Museum in Vienna, Jane Eisner discovered a display of anti-Semitic paraphernalia that brought her face-to-face with the pathology of hate.Read More


4 Things About the Times of Israel 'Genocide' Blunder

By Jane Eisner

4 Things About the Times of Israel 'Genocide' Blunder
A Times of Israel blogger suggested Israel could be justified in carrying out genocide. Jane Eisner offers four lessons about the controversy — and what it says about the media today.Read More


Convergence of Hate

By Jane Eisner

Convergence of Hate
Like many liberals, Jane Eisner has insisted that anti-Zionism is not always anti-Semitism. But the virulent reaction to the Gaza war has made her rethink that credo.Read More


Staring Into the Void, for Both Israelis and Palestinians

By Jane Eisner

Staring Into the Void, for Both Israelis and Palestinians
Along with wreaking untold horrors on both sides, the Gaza war has all but extinguished hopes for a two-state solution. For Jane Eisner, the biggest problem is that there is no alternative.Read More



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